Earthly Healing Bergamot Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia
Main Constituents: Limonene: 39.67% Linalyl acetate: 27.64% Linalool: 10.81%
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Blends With: Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Stress Free, Pure Love.
Description: The Bergamot tree can grow up to four meters high, with star-shaped flowers, and smooth leaves, bearing citrus fruit resembling a cross between an orange and a grapefruit, but in a pear shape. The fruit ripens from green to yellow. The name Bergamot is derived from the city Bergamo in Lombardy where the oil was first sold.
Aromatic Summary: The aroma is basically citrus, yet fruity and sweet with a warm spicy floral quality, and is reminiscent of Neroli, giving a middle note of medium strength.
Cautions: We do not recommend consuming essential oils orally. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For best results Diffuse or use topically with a carrier oil.